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The Love Trials 1

(The Love Trials #1)

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3.83  ·  Rating details ·  1,589 ratings  ·  83 reviews
This isn’t your regular love story. My Prince Charming didn’t ride up on a white horse and come and save me. In fact, he warned me to stay away from him. Of course, I didn’t listen. Why would I? There’s something so exciting about going after someone you shouldn’t have.

However, I never thought it would be like this. I’ve never felt so conflicted in my life. No one told me
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ebook, 66 pages
Published June 1st 2014 (first published May 31st 2014)
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Mariℓina
Jun 04, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Let's start from the end! What an ending was that??? OMG!! It went out certainly with a boom! So Nancy is a girl who falls in love with her teacher.. So far so good.. She get's a little obsessed with him and follows Hunter -the teacher- to his new work place..


The academy he now works for, though it's a sex school.. And when Nancy receives her acceptance letter she grabs the opportunity to find her "true love" again, absolutely certain that he was the one that got her in the school. No someone mu
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Candace
I listened to the Audible version on my commute yesterday. To say that the narration was irritating was an understatement. It was so over the top that it really made the story unenjoyable. The heroine was so immature that as I was listening, I felt like I was trapped in a room with a giddy, 13 year-old valley girl.

I have enjoyed other serials by this author, but will not be continuing this one. There's a chance I might have enjoyed it more if I had read vs. listened, but I wasn't intrigued enou
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Dali
Jun 06, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 1-star
A very grabbing prologue
“I want to make you mine.”

with a story that fell short. This first instalment of The Love Trials serial simply wasn’t to my taste and I even found it a bit disturbing.

I wanted something short to read. This was on a friend’s TBR and blurb seemed interesting so I gave it a go. What the blurb failed to mention is that this is about a clueless, barely legal, fresh out of high school, virgin who “falls in love” with Hunter, one of her teachers, and blindly follows him to
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Stacy Hahn
Jun 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
You will love this new 3part serial from JS Cooper! We previously met Nancy in the Private a Club serial and in After the Ex Games.

Nancy is 18 years old and wanting to go after her high school teacher/crush who now works at the Lovers Academy. Nancy thinks Hunter accepted her application and can't wait to see what happens. Nancy hopes he will be her instructor. Once she is there, not only is he not her instructor, he doesn't even seem to remember her. Nancy's instructor turns out to be Jaxon, th
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April
This is a really tough call, while I did not love the story, it did suck me in and have me reading the whole serial.

Nancy is such a contradiction! Innocent virgin but super sassy and independent. It was hard getting a real bead on who she was and what was happening.

I guess it would have helped if I had read the other serials that are set in the same world. I was lost with all the extra plot intrigues.

This book kind of sets things up and getting you into the mix of the "Lovers, Academy" It start
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Tanya
May 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF THESE NOVELLA SERIES FROM JS COOPER AND HELEN COOPER....AMAZING AND KEEPS ME ON THE EDGE OF MY SEAT

THIS IS PART 1 OF A 3 PART SERIES...YOU WILL LOVE IT...I GUARANTEE!!!

OMGOSH....THIS IS ANOTHER HIT FOR JS COOPER/HELEN COOPER!!! NANCY GETS ACCEPTED TO THE LOVERS ACADEMY...A PLACE SHE'S NOT SURE WHAT GOES ON THERE...BUT SINCE HUNTER IS THERE SHE IS WILL ING TO TRY IT OUT. HUNTER IS HER TEACHER FROM HIGH SCHOOL SHE HAS CRUSHED ON. WE ALSO GET TO MEET JAXON....AND HE AGREES TO
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Arlene
Jun 08, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: adult, read-2014
Not for me. I feel like I might have missed something to the story. It says it's the first book in the series, but it didn't feel that way. Anywho... moving on... ...more
J-J lover of books
This is a new 3 part series from JS Cooper, it features people we've already met from The ex games and The private club.

This book is about Nancy, Brandon's daughter. Brandon and Greyson was the ones who started the Private club.

Nancy applies for a place at the lovers academy. She has her reasons for wanting to be there. And he is called Hunter. The invite arrives telling her she has her place. Then a second letter arrives, one signed a mysterious person. Nancy hopes its Hunter.

After lying to
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Keri
Very Hot!!

I am so happy I waited to read this series until it was all done. I need to jump right into the next book. The ending threw me for a loop. I was not expecting that little bit. Although I knew there were gonna be secrets and twists and turns like the first 2 series. This story was very hot and I can't wait for more.
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Michelle
Jul 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Omfg its can't end like that ahhhhhh great book the first book 2 the series an holy god it was hot really hot I ve enjoyed it so much book great story great characters great book 2 lets go xxx ...more
Veronica LaRoche
Need More

I am lovin this series already. I am glad Nancy got her story. I am loving Jaxon and then at the end I was shocked. I can't wait to read the next book to see what happens
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Becky Hedge
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Love Trials

Excellent book. Highly recommend this book to everyone. Excellent story line kept your interest and attention making it hard to put down. Cliff hanger got to get book 2.
Bogormen
Nov 09, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Weird and disturbing. The last page made me curious though, but not enough to buy the rest of the series. The price for part 2 is okay, but I'm not willing to pay what part 3 costs. ...more
tiasha mayo
Nov 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An exciting read.

I love this story. I'm looking forward to reading books 2 and 3. I love a good mystery full of suspense.
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Sandy
Jun 12, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great beginning

This is a small taste if the story. You get a glimpse into Nancy and her desires along with introduction to Jaxon and the Love School.
A Lee
Jul 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jaxon is an as**ole. I wonder how this is going to work in the end.
Michel Reinhard (Saucy Southern Readers)


4.5 Stars.....
Another great serial romance by J. S. Cooper

Were you addicted to The Ex Games serial and The Private Club serial by J. S. Cooper? I know I was. I just couldn’t get enough. As both series ended there were characters that I wanted to know more about. I wanted them to have their own story. I was curious on how their lives would turn out. One of those characters was Nancy.

Nancy turned out to be a complete surprise in The Private Club series. Her connections with the owners of the Priva
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SammiesBookBlog
Jun 04, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lovers-academy
Okay so again there is LOTS of stuff I love and lots not so much.

Lets Okay so again there is LOTS of stuff I love and lots not so much.

Lets start with what I do love. I actually enjoyed this more than the Private Club! the story line and the concept is really intriguing and I am excited to see where it goes. The ending also was in like JS fashion and left me thinking WTF is going on!!!! so I cannot wait for part 2 to see what is going on and who this Jaxon and his father are. What is going on a
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Kim Bishop
This book is a HOT idea! It's all about, well suppose to be, learning how to seduce a man. That's what the Lovers Academy claims to be all about anyways...

Seriously, why don't we have such a place for real?

Nancy, a naive 18-year-old, has it bad for her former high school teacher Hunter. After learning that he works at the Lovers Academy, she applies there, in hopes to seduce Hunter. Instead, she is paired with Jaxon, the obnoxious dude from the train she had the misfortune of meeting while on he
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Adrienne Chaffin
Got me wanting more

This book is amazing! Hot hot hot! I can't wait for part 2. What plan does Jaxon have for Nancy! This a must read!
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Liz ~ Liz's Reading Life
Jun 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
"Passion makes for the best kind of love."

Nancy has applied to the Love Academy because she believes herself to be in love with a former teacher of hers. She tells her family that she is going to go look at colleges but instead she travels alone with hope in her heart. She encounters a very handsome yet very mysterious gentleman on the train ride. She doesn't know why her body reacts the way it does when he stares at her and when she gets close to him. But she does not have time to worry about t
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Larissa
Nov 09, 2014 rated it liked it
The full review for "The Love Trials" can be found here.

The Love Trials will turn your head upside down with tiny informations zipping between one line and the other, and no information at all. The cliffhangers will be like a heart attack — each time — you didn't see coming, nor will you know what's next. Well, you will when grab the last book. Overall? It would’ve been more interesting if the main character, Nancy, weren’t so naïve nor a complete idiot when it came to men. Not everything is wha
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Lisa Miller
May 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everybody
J.S. Cooper has done it again, I was engrossed from the minute I started this book. Nancy had found out recently that she had been accepted into the Lovers Academy, where her former high school teacher , with whom she has a crush on, is teaching. Nancy assumes Hunter is the person who accepted her application. On her train ride to the academy, she encounters a man which makes her uncomfortable, but soon she will be off the train, and thinks she will be in the arms of her former teacher. If you w ...more
Margie   'CSR' Fite
Jun 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I had absolutely no idea about this book, I just
Absolutely love these authors!! And OMG!!
Do I not know why.... This book captures you from page
One (just like all the others)
But this is about a young girl, Nancy 18yrs.. Her past
Has been quite... Let's say, eye opening ! (No spoiling)
Ok, so Nancy thinks she loves one of her teachers and
Finds out where he is working ' the love academy'
She is not quite sure what that is all about but she
Wants her teacher (hunter ) to notice her.. She signs up!
L
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Tanya
Jun 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF THESE NOVELLA SERIES FROM JS COOPER AND HELEN COOPER....AMAZING AND KEEPS ME ON THE EDGE OF MY SEAT

THIS IS PART 1 OF A 3 PART SERIES...YOU WILL LOVE IT...I GUARANTEE!!!

OMGOSH....THIS IS ANOTHER HIT FOR JS COOPER/HELEN COOPER!!! NANCY GETS ACCEPTED TO THE LOVERS ACADEMY...A PLACE SHE'S NOT SURE WHAT GOES ON THERE...BUT SINCE HUNTER IS THERE SHE IS WILL ING TO TRY IT OUT. HUNTER IS HER TEACHER FROM HIGH SCHOOL SHE HAS CRUSHED ON. WE ALSO GET TO MEET JAXON....AND HE AGREES TO
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Lisa Miller
Jun 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
J.S. Cooper has done it again, I was engrossed from the minute I started this book. Nancy had found out recently that she had been accepted into the Lovers Academy, where her former high school teacher , with whom she has a crush on, is teaching. Nancy assumes Hunter is the person who accepted her application. On her train ride to the academy, she encounters a man which makes her uncomfortable, but soon she will be off the train, and thinks she will be in the arms of her former teacher. If you w ...more
Renes Getaway
Sep 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The Love Trials struck me as a textbook for a college class I once took in psychology. Then, as I began to read the pages, I saw how much wisdom this young writer had compiled for the reader's benefit. I recognized truths from my past and from the pasts of friends and acquaintances I have known over a longer lifetime than this young lady has yet to live.

She has gathered truths about love,life and relationships, that, if read and understood correctly, could serve as a handbook for the young and u
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Luzmaria Morneault-welton
First off I'll mention that I feel I can't fairly review this book. The main character is 18 years old and I think this would be a much better read for someone 18 - 20 something age range. The story-line is for a much younger based than myself and that was my only issue with this book.
Otherwise, Although this is a short story, you really get a lot of background info that helps you really get to know the characters and really helps build the plot. However, I did continue on and read the novellas
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Michelle
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I liked the premise of this story. Nancy applied and got accepted to a Love Academy because she thinks her soulmate is a guy named Hunter who works there and that they are meant to be together. Along the way, she meets Jaxon on the train and he winds up being her assigned teacher. Nancy is supposed to be this quiet and shy type of person although the Love Academy is meant to bring her inner seductress out. Already, Nancy is becoming more outspoken and less inhibited under Jaxon's instruction or ...more
tyrianpurple
Jun 28, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2014
oh i dont know.
i really enjoy the former two of this series, The Ex Games and Private Club.
but this is something totally different. i dont feel connected to the character.
the hero is too distant. i dont feel the chemistry between the two main character.
i see some recuring theme here. a mysterious place where an illegal things might be take place, then an eavesdropping that gaveaway some info, then confrontation that leaves the two main character together, then another higher character that puppe
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